Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Unable to persuade Qatari leaders to drop their support for the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups, Saudi Arabia appears determined to deprive its tiny neighbor of its regional football supremacy.
FOOTBALL & POLITICS - Both Qatar and the UAE have been in the firing line for human rights violations and eyes to imrove their image in the US with help of football
The battle for the control of Iraq has now its reflections on the football pitch, with different groups having different views on the ‘beautiful game’
There are more and more calls from the football world calling international governing bodies to sanction Israel in regards to its attacks on Palestine
A long-awaited Qatar Foundation report recommends a radical overhaul of the labor recruitment system in Asian labor exporting countries as well as the Gulf state that expects to host the 2022 World Cup.
Qatar’s latest investment in Israeli-Palestinian football comes against a backdrop of a war of words between the two countries over the Gulf state’s close relationship with Hamas, the Islamist militia that controls the war-wracked Gaza Strip
The high pricing of the 2014 FIFA World Cup broadcasting rights by Qatari entities in the Middle East naturally creates a politically explosive situation in a football-crazy part of the world
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